Senior Program Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Working Title: Senior Program Coordinator

Classification Title: Administrative Support Coordinator II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday, December 6th @ 11:59pm

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

The College of Continuing Education, Career & Professional Education unit delivers academic credit and non-credit professional development courses and programs to diverse adult learners and industry sectors. Courses are delivered in a variety of modalities (online and classroom) offered at Sacramento State locations as well as on-site at business and government offices.
Under the general supervision of the EES I, EES II or designated HEERA manager, the ASC II is responsible for the planning, delivery, promotion, evaluation, and tracking of various courses, programs, workshops, seminars, and special events with a high level of complexity. The ASC II is assigned programs that are in development and/or in curriculum revision phases, requiring a higher level of responsibility and critical thinking. The senior program coordinator serves as lead in meetings with other departments regarding courses, recommends changes to current processes, serves as a point of contact for program information (internally and externally), represents the program at industry events, and provides training to ASC I and students assistants. The senior program coordinator will also be responsible for documenting unit level procedures and best practices, supporting the development of new programs and revising existing programs. The senior program coordinator’s responsibilities are completed using both established policies and procedures and major deviations from these processes. Supervisory review is sought for any extreme deviation prior to implementation. The supervisor sets broad goals and objectives for the position.

FLSA:  Non-Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,352 - $5,639 per month 

Hiring Range: $3,352 - $4,496 per month

Salary Grade/Range:  1035-COORDINATOR II-Grade-2

Recruitment Type: Temporary 

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm, work hours may vary depending on department operations

Department Information 

The College of Continuing Education (CCE) works to expand the mission of the university by creating access to affordable and quality education. The CAPE unit within CCE offers a variety of programs from certificates, workshops, employer sponsored programs and apprenticeships.

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Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures. Additionally, incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing. Some positions may require a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite. These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience.

Required Qualifications 

1. Experience in independent performance and responsibility for the coordination, follow up and completion of comprehensive projects or assignments and an understanding of their organizational impact.
2. Experience in performing duties requiring extreme accuracy and attention to detail.
3. Experience in providing broad range of customer service via telephone, e-mail or personal contact.
4. Project management experience.
5. Experience in using independent judgment and decision making.
6. Experience in composing written responses/emails and/or standard reports that demonstrate thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

7. Thorough knowledge of office systems and ability to use a broader range of technology, systems, and packages such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
8. Problem solving, analytical and conflict resolution skills.
9. Team oriented and ability to give lead work direction to support staff.
10. Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills.
11. Knowledge of principles related to marketing, promotion, and student recruitment.
12. Ability to independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects.
13. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures. Ability to perform standard business math, such as calculate ratios and percentages, track financial data, and make simple projections.
14. Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of staff and external constituencies.

- Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

15. Experience in working with diverse public contact in higher education, professional training, and/or adult education programs.

16. Ability to use Continuity Spectrum (C2K).

Required Licenses/Certifications 


Documents Needed to Apply

Application, resume, cover letter and 3 professional references.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page. 

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity  
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit . 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Eligibility Verification  
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

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